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24 July, 2014

Halal organisation repairs relations with Malaysia

Halal Food Authority (HFA) certified products can now be exported to Malaysia again, after the Asian country stopped recognising the certifier due to the pork DNA scandal last year.

The Welsh government has announced plans to improve animal health and welfare over the next 10 years.

Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) is looking to increase overseas demand for Welsh Lamb and Welsh Beef by starting a marketing drive in the Netherlands.

A young Devon farmer is preparing to set off on a 39-day tour of Europe to campaign for clearer poultry labelling – and she is doing it dressed as a chicken.

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UK meat leaders have expressed disappointment over the reporting of a US-based study which claimed that beef production was 10 times more damaging to the environment than other livestock.

Defra has announced plans to launch a new Badger Edge Vaccination Scheme (BEVS) as part of ongoing attempts to tackle bovine tuberculosis (bTB). 

Television personality Kate Humble will speak at this year’s Hybu Cig Cymru (HCC) annual conference, it was announced today (22 July).

Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe has stepped down as non-executive director of 2 Sisters after accepting a post as a business minister.

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) staged a protest outside the Tesco stand at the Royal Welsh show yesterday (21 July) against its promotion of New Zealand lamb during prime British lambing season.

Northern Irish meat processor Linden Foods has recorded sales of more than £300m despite “particularly challenging trading conditions”.

The Royal Smithfield Club is calling for nominations for its Bicentary Trophy 2014, which celebrates excellence in the meat industry.

Meat Porter, an online artisan butchery, has been added to the online marketplace Not On the High Street.

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British beef and lamb was shown off to members of the high-end Austrian foodservice sector at a special event in the British embassy in Vienna.

US beef bosses have branded a study, which claims beef production was around 10 times more harmful to the environment than other protein productions, as a “gross over-simplification”.

US meat body targets Japanese via media

July 23, 2014 06:04:13 AM

The United States Meat Export Federation (USMEF) has reported success with a new media strategy aimed at Japanese pork buyers.

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